Air Pollution Archives
Appreciate Your Staff or Lose Them Forever
30th January 2017 | Chris Evans: Deputy Managing Director, Rolton Group
Taking your first steps towards landing your dream job shouldn’t mean working without pay, no matter how new you are to your chosen field, or to the world of work in general.
A Stern Review of UK Flooding
13th February 2014 | Peter Rolton
It’s hard to believe that almost eight years have passed since the publication of Lord Nicholas Stern’s Review on the Economics of Climate Change.
Jack of All Trades, Master of None
29th January 2014 | Peter Rolton
British energy policy is in trouble. The tug-o-war between traditional and sustainable fuel continues to rage on, and governmental policy panders to each side.
The Trans-Pacific Pollution Problem
24th January 2014 | Peter Rolton
China has been an exportation hub for many years, supplying the rest of the globe with innumerable products on an ever-increasing scale. Unfortunately, it appears that an unwelcome additional extra has started to make its way around the world alongside these items: we’re now also importing its pollution.
It’s Time to get Smart about Energy Tariffs
17th January 2014 | Peter Rolton
I’m going to open with an indisputable truth: the UK suffers from an exceedingly antiquated attitude towards energy provision. With every other part of modern life becoming customisable and flexible, the sector remains as rigid as it has ever been.
UK Grid Infrastructure: Not a Leg to Stand On
10th January 2014 | Peter Rolton
A staggering 750,000 UK households were hit by power cuts over the festive season, and as nice as a candlelit Christmas may sound, in practice it is at best an inconvenience and at worst a complete nightmare.
UK Nuclear: Forefront to Backfoot
20th December 2013 | Peter Rolton
Jim Ratcliffe is a very wealthy man. This fact was evinced by his swift closure of the Grangemouth plant following strike action from UNITE back in October; the union rallied against planned changes to salaries and pensions, and by shutting the site down rather than enter into any sort of bargain he made it perfectly clear that financial security does not rank on his list of concerns.